Who is Yu Darvish’s Wife? All About Seiko Yamamoto

Yu Darvish is married to Seiko Yamamoto, a former wrestler from Japan. The couple tightened the knot in 2016.

Who is Yu Darvish's Wife? All About Seiko Yamamoto

Yu Darvish is a popular Japanese professional baseball player who plays for the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball (MLB).  He previously played for the Texas Rangers, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Chicago Cubs in the MLB.

Darvish started his professional career with the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters in Nippon Professional Baseball. He joined the Texas Rangers of the MLB on June 15, 2005.

Who is Yu Darvish’s Wife Seiko Yamamoto?

Seiko Yamamoto is not only famous for being the wife of a popular baseball pitcher, but she is also a former wrestler who has been a four-time wrestling world champion.

Seiko Yamamoto was born on August 22, 1980, and as of 2024, she is 44 years old. She grew up with an ambition of becoming a professional wrestler like her father. Yamamoto couldn’t win an Olympic gold medal, unfortunately. But she has a great and successful professional career.

Yamamoto got her retirement from professional wrestling in 2007. Later, she started coaching in freestyle wrestling.


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About Her Parents

Seiko Yamamoto’s father, Ikuei Yamamoto, was also a professional wrestler who also competed in the Olympics. He was the first coach of his four-time wrestling champion daughter, Seiko Yamamoto.

Seiko’s brother, Norifumi Yamamoto, and her sister Miyuu Yamamoto, were also athletes. They were mixed martial artists. Seiko’s sister has competed in three world championships and one Asian wrestling championship.

Yu Darvish’s Dating History

Darvish was married to his former spouse, Saeko, in 2007. They have been together for five years. She is an actress and model who acted in several popular TV series.

When Did Darvish and Seiko Yamamoto Start Dating?

The couple never revealed anything about their early dating days. They were married in 2016, this is the only thing that is known publically.

Do They Have Children?

Yu Darvish is a father of seven, he shares two sons with his ex-wife. His first child a son, Shoei Darvishsefat, was born on 24 March 2008. His second child is also a son who was born in 2010.

As of 2024, Darvish is a father of 6 sons and one daughter. Seiko Yamamoto also shares a son, who was born in 2007, with her previous husband.

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